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Poesie [Edwardian Era Manuscript Volume of Verse in German]

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 1906

Seller ID: 2134515

Condition: Very Good


Bottom edge of rear board lightly stained. 1906 Hard Cover. Unpaginated. Floral design on front board. A volume of handwritten German poems, in several hands, dating from 1905-1906. Chromolithographic floral illustration on front flyleaf, color angel sticker on blank verso of one leaf. View more info

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Twentieth-Century German Verse

By: Bridgwater, Patrick (editor)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1968

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2263634

Condition: Good


Revised edition. Pages lightly toned. 1968 Mass Market Paperback. Includes poems by Hermann Hesse, Franz Werfel, and many more! View more info

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The Poetical Works of S. T. Coleridge, with Memoir, Notes, Etc.

By: Coleridge, S.T. [Samuel Taylor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Y Crowell & Co.:

Seller ID: 2278488

Condition: Good


No publisher date, light stain near spine-head, a few pages repaired, stain to top corner of front endpaper, pencil name and pencil note on first few pages. 667 pp. Gilt page ridges. Samuel Taylor Coleridge (/?ko?l?r?d?/[1]; 21 October 1772 – 25 July 1834) was an English poet, literary critic, philosopher and theologian who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets. He wrote the poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, as well as the major prose work Biographia Literaria. His critical work, especially on... View more info

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Into English: Poems, Translations, Commentaries

By: Collins, Martha; Prufer, Kevin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Graywolf Press: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295921

ISBN: 1555977928

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2017 Large Softcover. xi, 203 pp. Into English allows readers an extraordinary opportunity to experience the process and artistry of translating poetry. Editors Martha Collins and Kevin Prufer invited twenty-five contributors, all of them translators and most of them also poets, to select one poem in another language and three English translations of it, and then to provide an essay about the challenges and rewards of translating it. This anthology offers the original poem and the translations side by side, so readers can compare the translations for themselves. The... View more info

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Poems for People Who Don't Read Poems

By: Enzensberger, Hans Magnus; Hamburger, Michael; Rothenberg, Jerome

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atheneum: 1968

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2263335

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Small sticker on spine base, faint crease to front corner, ink gift note on half-title page ('for mike from jed'). 1968 Trade Paperback. [viii], 177, [3] pp. The first collection of verse by the award-winning German poet to be translated into English, co-translated by the author, American poet Jerome Rothenberg, and British poet Michael Hamburger. The original German text appears opposite the English. View more info

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The Pity of War: Explaining World War I

By: Ferguson, Niall

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 1999

Seller ID: 2263559

Condition: Near Fine


A near fine copy in a near fine jacket. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xliii, 563 pp. In The Pity of War, Niall Ferguson makes a simple and provocative argument: that the human atrocity known as the Great War was entirely England’s fault. Britain, according to Ferguson, entered into war based on naïve assumptions of German aims—and England’s entry into the war transformed a Continental conflict into a world war, which they then badly mishandled, necessitating American involvement. The war was not inevitable, Ferguson argues, but rather the result of the m... View more info

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Poems in German and English

By: George, Stefan; Valiope, Carol North; Morwitz, Ernst

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Schocken: 1967

Seller ID: 2279737

Condition: Very Good


Bilingual edition. Wrappers rubbed. 1967 Trade Paperback. A dual-language anthology of the experimental German poet View more info

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Faust (Norton Critical Editions)

By: Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Norton: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2285163

ISBN: 0393092089

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Lightly rubbed. 1976 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Goethe's masterpiece and perhaps the greatest work in German literature, Faust has made the legendary German alchemist one of the central myths of the Western world. Here indeed is a monumental Faust, an audacious man boldly wagering with the devil, Mephistopheles, that no magic, sensuality, experience or knowledge can lead him to a moment he would wish to last forever. View more info

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Ownerless Earth: New & Selected Poems

By: Hamburger, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carcanet Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2263342

ISBN: 0856350389

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1973 Hard Cover. 160 pp. 8vo. A collection of poems by the British author best known for his translations of works by important German poets. Hamburger's work earned him the Aristeion Prize in 1990, and the Order of the British Empire in 1992 View more info

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Poems of Heinrich Heine

By: Heine, Heinrich; Untermeyer, Louis (Translator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1957

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261273

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Number II: 22 laid in. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, slipcase edge along opening slightly faded. 1957 Hard Cover. lii, 297 pp. 8vo. Selected and translated from the original German, with an introduction, by Louis Untermeyer, illustrated by Fritz Kredel. Christian Johann Heinrich Heine (13 December 1797 in Dusseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany – 17 February 1856 in Paris, France) was a journalist, essayist, literary critic, and one of the most significant German romantic poets. He is remembered chiefly for selections of his lyric poetry, man... View more info

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Brockport Sunflowers

By: Heyen, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Challenger Press, Brockport: 1988

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2202776

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #66 of 108. Signed by author. 1 inch tear to righthand margin, which may actually be a flaw in the handmade paper. 1988 Single Sheet. Single sheet. 9 1/2 x 12. A limited edition of Heyen's poem Brockport Sunflowers, printed in Brockport in an edition of 108 copies, numbered by the publisher and signed by the author. Printed on paper handmade from vegetal materials (including Brockport sunflower stalks and blossoms). Printed by hand on an 1870-model Universal job press, in Helvetica typeface. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: William Helmuth Heyen (born November 1, 1940) is an American poet, e... View more info

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Coleridge: Early Visions

By: Holmes, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Viking: 1990

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2267315

ISBN: 0670804444

Condition: Very Good


Sticker to jacket rear, jacket faintly toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, 409 pp. Sheds new light on poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, revealing the intricacies of both his personality and his literary vision. Samuel Taylor Coleridge (/?ko?l?r?d?/; 21 October 1772 – 25 July 1834) was an English poet, literary critic, philosopher and theologian who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets. He wrote the poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, as well as the major pro... View more info

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The Normans in Sicily: Being a Sequel to 'An Architectural Tour in Normandy.'

By: Knight, Henry Gally

Price: $100.00

Publisher: John Murray, Albemarle-Street / G. Woodfall, Angel Court, Skinner Street: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198669

Condition: Near Fine


First edition (Pine-Coffin 836.2). Rebound, blue cloth spine, gilt titles, paper over boards, new endpapers and flyleaves. Minimal pencil marginalia, owner bookplate of J. Leon Williams on front endpaper, small slip of paper with two names in ink (Susan Morgan & Sara Traven) laid in. 1838 Hard Cover. vii, 355, 12 pp. 8vo. A historical account of the Normans, paired with a travelogue based on an architectural tour of Sicily to study the influence of the Normans, by a British M.P., traveler, and writer who served as High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire in 1814-15.Knight, Henry Gally (1786–1846), ... View more info